We found 166 reviewed resources for desegregation
Trouble in Little Rock: The Desegregation of Central High School
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study one aspect of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States; the battle over desegregating the public schools. They study the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas by producing a newspaper,...
Civil Rights Historical Investigations
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The murder of Emmett Till, the Selma to Montgomery march, and the desegregation of Boston schools are the focus of three units that ask class members to investigate why these events were so key in the struggle for civil rights. Groups...
Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...
Using Data to Determine the Location of the Stiffest Opposition to School Desegregation in the 1970's
9th - 12th
Students analyze historical data. In this school desegregation lesson, students make predictions about opposition to desegregation, examine the provided desegregation data, and determine if their predictions were correct.
Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades 3-5
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Through character trait graphic organizers, a vocabulary sorting activity, class discussion, and a civil rights movement slide show, your young historians will be introduced to the amazing story of Ruby Bridges and her experiences as the...
Teaching with Historic Places: Discover the Jackie Robinson Ballpark
5th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Can sports and popular culture change public opinion? That's the essential question asked by a lesson plan that looks at the role Jackie Robinson's appearance at City Island Ballpark in Daytona Beach, Florida played in the desegregation...
A Record of School Desegregation: Conduct Your Own Oral History Project
Eighth graders explore the impact of school desegregation. For this North Carolina history lesson, 8th graders interview citizens who remember desegregation efforts in the state. Students share and analyze their findings by creating an...
Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson Taking the Measure of a Man
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewDuring his first few games as the first black player in Major League Baseball, Jackie Robinson proved that he could withstand the wily curveball of Johnny Sain as well as the racial epithets shouted from opposing teams' dugouts. A short...